When I was uninsured and living in rural Colorado, I relied on Planned Parenthood for affordable, quality, non-judgmental reproductive health care.
Health disparities are differences in health outcomes between groups of people. Read more about how we're working to eliminate these in Colorado.
The government is currently planning to change “public charge” rules in a way that will affect access to public programs for both citizens and immigrants.
We have had community organizers in the field in Pueblo and Fort Morgan for 15 months now, talking with community members about health equity and getting to know their stories.
The business case for health equity largely exists at the highest US health care system level. Where are the incentives (besides, you know, doing the right thing) for hospitals, clinics, providers, and others that hold power in our health care system to change their business practices to reduce health disparities?
The connection of oral health to overall health is well-established. Unfortunately, the way we have set up our health care system has created a false distinction that separates our physical, oral, and behavioral health.